|CAG 1/25/11 Mary Sojourner - partial recording - Conversations About Gambling|
1/25/11. Interview with Mary Sojourner, NPR commentator and author of She Bets Her Life and numerous other books. Mary spoke about her own experience with gambling addiction and recovery. She emphasized that women are particularly vulnerable to slot machine gamblingâto the appeal of escaping into âthe zone,â momentarily escaping the stresses and demands of their lives. She discussed the way todayâs slot machines are designed to hook the player through their increased speed of play and their ...
Keywords: Mary Sojourner; gambling addiction and recovery; She Bets Her Life